How Senior Athletes are Coping with COVID-19


How are Seniors handling the uncertainty of their seasons? Although we are entering September, it feels as though we are still living in March. While we continue to social distance, wear masks, and stay indoors, athletes all around the world face challenges.  In late August, the NCAA came to the executive decision to push back

Casa Pacifica lost to Creek Fire


Discover the rise and fall of the FPU-owned retreat cabin A crumbling fireplace amidst soot and rubble: this is all that remains of Casa Pacifica, as revealed in a live Facebook video posted by freelance photojournalist Alex Londos. The university-owned retreat cabin colloquially referred to as “Casa” was lost to the Creek Fire over the

FPU Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Listening Sessions


Patty Salinas M.A. ALAS Title V Project Director: We are fully committed to providing an intellectually diverse, nondiscriminatory, and multicultural environment.  As such, part of the Diversity Initiatives for the 2020-2021 academic year include listening sessions so that we can assess the needs of our community and set areas for improvement. We would like to

Engagements and Weddings Covid Style


How couples have joined together during a time of isolation Since the start of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, most soon-to-be brides and grooms have had to put a pause on their wedding or engagement plans. Others, however, are adjusting to the new normal. I interviewed two of our fellow Sunbirds—Jessica, currently planning her wedding, and

EPs in quarantine


Artists release new music 2020 has been a year many wish would start over. The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has forced many people to adopt a new lifestyle, with millions quarantined in their homes to avoid its spread.  Many naturally sought comfort during such strange times, and music became an outlet for people all over the

What is College without the Campus


Virtual Experience can’t duplicate the concrete college atmosphere “This is the way the world ends / Not with a bang but a whimper.” Some of us here at Fresno Pacific might recognize these famous lines from T.S. Elliot’s poem “The Hollow Men”.  We may have  analyzed the poem for a college class, read it in

Logged in – Checked out


How to participate in online class when you aren’t mentally present The last few months have seen a great change in the lives of millions of people around the world. The everyday heroes in our communities have risen to the challenge, many of us learning about the impact of some workers we had never noticed

Disney Will Charge Extra to Stream “Mulan” on Disney Plus


This one is for all you Disney fans. Last year, Disney announced that it would be releasing a live action version of the classic animated movie “Mulan.” If you aren’t familiar with the original film, it’s about a young, fearless woman who risks everything for her family and country; she eventually becomes one of the



This semester has been an odd one, especially with most of us having returned to our homes and families to, quite literally, sit out the coronavirus pandemic. As we approach the end of the semester, this oddness has, if anything, been more emphasized than ever before.  Rather than the usual last panic of finals, brief

Sharing the FPU spirit from a distance


Engaging and encouraging media by FPU students and faculty  This article is all about featuring some of the interesting projects Fresno Pacific students and faculty have been working on. Some of the projects we’ll talk about are done independently by FPU students to engage viewers or listeners in a discussion, while others are joint efforts

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